Head of Hedging and Portfolio Risk
E.ON ENERGY MARKETS
Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR ADVISORY
Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy which provides advice and services to the energy and commodity markets in the understanding, preparation and implementation of European Energy and Commodity Market Regulations. He focuses focus on all streams of regulation including EMIR, REMIT, MiFiD II and CRD IV as well as applicable rules across the globe. He has domain expertise in compliance (REMIT, EMIR, MiFiD, Basel II/III, CAD, CRD IV),credit risk, commodity and energy trading (gas, power, oil), with extensive knowledge of regulation , credit, risk and ETRM systems and well as financial messaging
Brexit Project Manager
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting & Finance
LINCOLN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL
Head Risk Management
Chairman of the Electricity Committee
Since 2000 Peter has been a Board Member of the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) and Chairman of the Electricity Committee of EFET. Since 2010 he has been an Honorary Associate at Dundee University,where he is attached to the Global Faculty. His career in the 1980s and 1990s encompassed project work in upstream oil and gas, power plant development, the management of a gas pipeline business and the establishment of the first and largest pan-European energy trading business.
PANEL: Electricity trading market overview
Moderator: Peter Styles, Chairman of the Electricity Committee, EFET
Director Risk Analysis and Deputy CRO
Case Handler, DG Comp
Head of Market Analysis, Structuring & Pricing
EDISON, EDF GROUP
Director Hedging & Business Development
Head of Political Affairs
UNIPER GLOBAL COMMODITIES
Senior Fellow, Energy Security
ALCAZAR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Head of Risk Analysis & Control
Senior Vice President, Product Management
André Jäger has worked for Openlink since 2004, starting as an Endur product consultant out of our Berlin office. Mr. Jäger currently serves as Head of Energy & Commodities in the Product Management Team responsible for Openlink’s Endur and Rightangle solutions.
Since joining Openlink in 2004, Mr. Jäger has been involved in numerous European and International Implementations, transitioning from a consultant to become a local product manager responsible for Central European Sales Support.
In 2013, Mr. Jäger took on his current role as Head of Energy & Commodities Product Management. His responsibilities include managing and overseeing Openlink’s Energy & Commodities Product Management Team. In addition to his Product Management responsibilities, since 2015, he is heading the Berlin office.
Mr. Jäger holds a Master of Science in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and Diplom-Ingenieur (Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen) degree from the Technische Universität Berlin.
Financial and Credit Risk Modelling Project Manager
Joseph is Head of Financial and Counterparty Risk Modelling at EDF and responsible for the application of artificial intelligence in energy market risk management.
Previously Joseph has worked as a Quantitative Analyst at Dexia and at Thomson Reuters.
Jon Stamp is an independent consultant specialising in Energy Risk Management. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and has broad experience of the energy industry. He began his career in Generation, moved to wholesale trading, origination and latterly has worked in retail energy supply. Jon has worked extensively across the UK, US and European energy markets. A senior energy executive, until March 2017 he was Director of Retail Energy Management for npower, now part of the Innogy Group, responsible for risk management across the entire retail portfolio and leading the wholesale team across Europe. He is now working with a broad range of participants in the market advising on all aspects of the commercial management of risk in the energy industry.
Head of Power and Emissions Trading
ENI TRADING & SHIPPING
Jens Gobel started his career at Enron Capital & Trading in the Continental European Power desk in London in 1998. Eventually Jens served in various roles in Origination, Trading and Principal Investments at Enron’s offices in London, Houston and Frankfurt. In 2002 he joined Statkraft Markets in Germany as Head of Structuring and eventually assumed more commercial responsibility as Head of Origination for Western Europe, managing director of Statkraft’s Hungarian affiliate and “Prokurist” for Statkraft Markets GmbH.
In 2008 he joined the Leadership Team of Shell Energy Trading where he was responsible for Power Trading Development. After the merger with Shell Energy Europe Jens became Head of Structured Trading Power at the merged entity Shell Energy Europe. He also served on the Board of the Shell UK Pension trust company and served on its Investment Committee.
Since July 2013 Jens has been with eni Trading And Shipping in London and currently serves as Head of Power and Emissions Trading. Since June 2015 Jens has also been a Deputy Chairman on the EEX Exchange Council.
EUROPEAN VENUES AND INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION
Alexander McDonald has been CEO of European Venues and Intermediaries Association (“EVIA”), previously known as the Wholesale Market Brokers Association (“WMBA”) and the London Energy Brokers Association (“LEBA”) since 2009. The trade association promotes and enhances the value and competitiveness of wholesale markets trading venues, platforms and arranging intermediaries.
Prior to joining WMBA, Alex has spent his career as Managing Director in the Treasury and Trading divisions of JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, before moving into Fund Management where he worked for Bluecrest, Olea and BSAM as either Portfolio Manager or Principle. He holds an MA from Cambridge University in Geophysics/Geochemistry.
Head of Electricity Operation for Iberia
Master industrial engineer and master engineer in industrial organization. Expert in day ahead and balancing markets and renewables integration with more than 10 years’ experience.
Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Francisco has worked for the EU Commission, ENI, South Stream pipeline project and Gazprom Marketing & Trading. His expertise covers electricity, carbon and gas markets across Europe – including Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands and UK. Francisco has been involved in pushing for reforming the ETS, particularly regarding overlapping policies.
Head, European Energy Research and Commodity Quantitative Research
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
Peter Helles is a commodity strategy with Bank of America Merrill Lynch's research department, based in London. His focus is on energy commodities including oil, natural gas and thermal coal fundamental analysis, as well as systematic quantitative investment strategies in commodities. He contributes to Research publications such as the Global Energy Weekly, the Commodity Strategist, Energy Strategist and Commodity Portfolio Monthly. Helles holds a Bachelor (hons) degree in Finance and Economics from Massey University, New Zealand, and a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Head of Regulatory Strategy and Global Risk
RWE SUPPLY & TRADING
Head of Trading and Pricing
Dario is Head of Trading & Pricing at iSupplyEnergy where he is responsible for growing the Downstream trading operations function including: Power and Natural Gas residential demand hedging, Processes & Tools to improve hedging activities, Origination and continuously innovate a competitive retail Pricing Strategy. Previously Dario held positions of Structured Trading Manager and Head of Trading & Analytics at Petronas, and before that worked as Quantitative Analyst at Centrica's Asset Trading desk.
Group Risk Officer
Liliya van Hal
Head of Business Engineering
STATKRAFT MARKETS GMBH